[Vwoolf] British Library, E.V. Lucas quotation--taken care of
Elizabeth F. Evans
evansef at gmail.com
Thu Jun 14 20:38:44 EDT 2018
I'm blown away by the generosity (and alacrity!) of this community. I've had more offers to look at the book than I can take advantage of. Thanks, everyone!
All the best,
> On Jun 14, 2018, at 2:34 PM, Elizabeth F. Evans <evansef at gmail.com> wrote:
> I am hoping to reach someone who is currently working in the British Library or who has had occasion to reproduce the preface of the 13th edition (published 1912) of E.V. Lucas's A Wanderer in London.
> I am reviewing copyedits for my manuscript and need to check a quote from the preface of that particular edition. According to World Cat, this edition, which I consulted 10 years ago, exists only at the BL and in three libraries in Germany. (And, yes, I did check HathiTrust).
> If you happen to have reproduced the preface of that book, could we compare notes?
> If you're at the British Library right now (or will be in the next week), would you be willing to request the book and look at it for me? I'd be happy to pay you for your time!
> Apologies for cluttered the list with this.
> Wishing you all well on and about Dalloway Day,
> Dr. Elizabeth F. Evans
> Visiting Research Assistant Professor
> Department of English
> University of Notre Dame
> office: 224 Decio Hall
> mailing address:
> 356 O'Shaughnessy Hall
> Notre Dame, IN 46556
> email: elizabeth.evans at nd.edu <mailto:elizabeth.evans at nd.edu>
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